Slide Boards Quincy IL

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Old Navy Prairie Crosings
(217) 228-2161
6110 Broadway St
Quincy, IL
 
Filson Outdoor Clothing & Luggage
(217) 222-1807
2802 N 12th St
Quincy, IL
 
Hibbett Sporting Goods
(217) 223-8370
Quincy, IL
 
Expressions by Christine
(217) 223-2750
711 Maine St
Quincy, IL
 
Merkels Inc
(217) 223-2400
1724 Spring St
Quincy, IL
 
M C Sports
(217) 221-8545
6216 Broadway St
Quincy, IL
 
Gamemasters
(217) 221-9300
5200 Broadway St
Quincy, IL
 
Quincy Billiards
(217) 223-7658
822 Hampshire St
Quincy, IL
 
Highland Gear Inc
(217) 224-4444
700 Maine St
Quincy, IL
 
Heck Novelty Co
(217) 228-0993
600 N 5th St
Quincy, IL
 

Slideboards for Cross-training

Aug. 18, 2010

What Size Slideboard Should I Get?

QHi, Bill: We can't do a lot of inline skating here during our cold and snowy winters. So I’m thinking of buying a slideboard. I've heard they are a good way to keep in skating shape during the off-season. Can you please advise me on how long a slideboard I should get. I'm 183cm (6 feet) tall. The slideboards on the market are between 7 and 10 feet. Best regards - Tõnis from Estonia

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Hi, Tõnis from Estonia: I’ve got to admit I’ve never been a big fan of slideboards. But that may have more to do with geography than anything else. I’ve done most of my coaching in Australia, New Zealand, Colombia and, in the summer, Europe.

In those climates, we could almost always train outside. So we didn’t need slideboards. My only real experience with slideboards came in the early days of inline skating when we were experimenting with them.

Slideboards are a popular tool for skaters in cold climates, like yours. But I do have one concern about them: the potential for injuring your ankles by repeatedly slamming them into the side rails of the slideboard at the end of each stroke.

So don’t be too aggressive on a slideboard....

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